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FAMILIAL HYPOCALCEURIC HYPERCALCEMIA

1. Genetic condition, benign, does not treatment.
2. Problem with calcium sensor which requires higher serum calcium level before turning PTH secretion off.
3. Calcium:creatinine clearance ratio < 0.01} high liklihood of FHH.
4. If ratio > 0.02 } dx is excluded and consider primary hyperparathyroidism.


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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